StoryKatalin is East-West Seed's Chief R&D Officer, leading the company's breeding strategy and direction.
Katalin brings the right experience with her breeding knowledge and background in the vegetable seed and fruit industry. She has a strong understanding of market needs, strategy formulation for the business and expertise in leading teams.
Kat joined East-West Seed from Driscoll’s as the EMEA Plant Breeding Director, with previous extensive breeding experience in pepper and strawberries.
She enjoys travelling, immersing herself in different cultures and is a lover of good food. She mostly spends time with her family and has a “green thumb” as she always finds something to plant or nurture in the garden.
Team : Managing Board
Current position : Chief R&D Officer
Works for East-West Seed since : 2021
Based in : Global
New Mexico State University, USA
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
Pannon University of Agriculture, Hungary